The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IT Security Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Analyst
Rank 95 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Security Analyst 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.084% 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £37,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
IT Security Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IT Security Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IT Security Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Security Analyst across the Essex region.

IT Security Analyst Salary Trend in Essex

IT Security Analyst
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

IT Security Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited IT Security Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with IT Security Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco